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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is by Researcher Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao at IIM Indore


The course on Business and Financial Modeling is designed to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of key principles, methodologies, and practical applications in the realm of business modeling. Spanning over 25 lectures, this course covers a wide array of topics crucial for analyzing, interpreting, and predicting financial outcomes in various business scenarios. Students will delve into fundamental concepts such as financial statement analysis, forecasting techniques, cost of capital, and time value of money. As the course progresses, it delves into more advanced subjects including risk management, decision-making models, and leveraging Excel for modeling. Moreover, it explores complex areas such as Monte Carlo simulation, valuation models, machine learning applications, and the ethical implications of financial modeling. Through these lectures, participants will gain the necessary skills to build robust financial models, make informed strategic decisions, and address the dynamic challenges in today's business landscape, fostering a strong foundation in both theory and practical implementation.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Business and Finantial Modelling, by Dr. Guruprasad

  • Dr. Guruprasad B Jayarao is an accomplished professional in the field of technology and management, with an extensive background in software engineering, leadership, and program management. With over two decades of experience, he has held key positions in prominent companies, showcasing expertise in directing engineering teams and spearheading programs in the software industry.

    His educational journey commenced with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, where he actively contributed to technical initiatives and academic societies. Building upon this foundation, he pursued a Master's degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, further enhancing his technical prowess.

    Guruprasad's professional journey reflects a progressive career trajectory. Notably, he held significant roles at globally recognized companies, including IBM and McAfee, where he contributed substantially in project and program management. At McAfee, he specialized in technical program management, overseeing the development of enterprise security products for various operating systems.

    His tenure at IBM saw him assuming diverse leadership positions, engaging in delivery execution, test management, and pre-sales activities. This broad spectrum of responsibilities speaks to his adeptness in handling multifaceted managerial tasks within a corporate environment.

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